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Old 08-07-2008, 10:59 AM
 
Location: Northeast TN
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Thank ya. Thank ya.
And since I'm such a geek, I had to google and "he" is really a female Eastern Hercules Beetle. Maybe she should consider waxing.
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Old 08-07-2008, 11:00 AM
 
Location: Northeast TN
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I'm all rep'd out on the photography board, but this is such a gorgeous shot.
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Old 08-07-2008, 11:01 AM
 
Location: Northeast TN
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I was at the park today and saw the strangest looking weed. It made for a good chance to practice with flash.

Really cool shot, Fedup! Your pics keep getting better and better!
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Old 08-07-2008, 11:10 AM
 
Location: Where Trolls get BBQ'd
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I crawled all over the driveway chasing this creature this morning. He is huge (I'd guess close to 3" long) and quite furry. I don't think he was terribly happy with my attention or when I relocated him to the hydrangea to get a different shot.



Did you keep her for bait? You might get a closeup of a big ole set of catfish whiskers.

Last edited by Nomadicus; 08-07-2008 at 11:11 AM.. Reason: Wrong gender
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Old 08-07-2008, 11:17 AM
 
Location: Northeast TN
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I'd need a drill to get that thing on a hook (IF I baited my own anyway. ) But, now that you mention it, she could be the perfect lure for those 5' long catfish I keep hearing about in the Holston. If I caught one of those before my uncle or brother did, they would cry.
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Old 08-07-2008, 11:18 AM
 
Location: Greater Greenville, SC
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A rep to you, Mookster for those fabulous beetle photos! Wonder what you'd get if she mated with Nomadicus's rhino beetle from a few days back?
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Old 08-07-2008, 11:22 AM
 
Location: Northeast TN
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Thank you PhotogGal. Well, I found out scores of useless info when I googled and oddly enough the male of the species has horns much like the rhino beetle. The most interesting fact is they mate for about 50 minutes. I wonder if we should be jealous.
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Old 08-07-2008, 12:00 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Buffalo :-)
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Really cool shot, Fedup! Your pics keep getting better and better!
Thanks. Did you see the little critter I caught in that shot? (I didn't notice it until now )
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Old 08-07-2008, 12:32 PM
 
Location: FLORIDA!!!!
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ok mookster, what kind of camera do u have.. im getting ready to post a few i took earlier today.. but i cant ever get shots that great.
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Old 08-07-2008, 12:49 PM
 
Location: FLORIDA!!!!
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Default ribit

my daughter spotted him.. i tried to get as close as i could without scaring him..
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